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Feb. 27, 2019

Former NFL executive speaks during Black History Month program on DSCR

National Football League executive and former player Reginald McKenzie was the guest speaker for Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Office of Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity’s Black History Month program held in the Frank Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Feb. 20.

Feb. 21, 2019

Honoring Black History Month: DLA Aviation employee speaks at Fort Lee event

Army Reserve Chief Warrant Officer Phillip Brashear was the guest speaker for the Fort Lee Kenner Army Health Clinic and Warrant Officer Association’s Black History Month Leader Professional Development event held at Kenner Army Health Clinic on Fort Lee, Virginia, Feb. 21, 2019.

Feb. 13, 2019

DLA Aviation Black History Month Spotlight: Meia Barnes

The Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Black History Month Spotlight recognizes Meia Barnes, a quality assurance product specialist within DLA Aviation’s Supplier Operations Commodities Directorate’s Aviation and Airframes Division.

Feb. 12, 2019

Virginia welcomes first female infantry officer

(Editor’s Note:  The story below is reposted from Va. National Guard news, Issue #3, 2019

Feb. 11, 2019

Honoring Black History Month: Air Force Maj. Gen. Rufus Billups, first African-American DGSC commander

Along a stretch of wall on the first floor of the Operations Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia are the photos of the past 31 commanders.

Feb. 7, 2019

Honoring Black History Month: African-American slave cemetery on grounds of DSCR

As you drive or walk around Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, it’s easy to overlook a landmark site across the street from the Bettye Ackerman-Cobb Child Development Center. Inside a small, fenced in patch of earth are the remains of six African-Americans, three women and three men. They are believed to have been slaves.

Feb. 5, 2019

NIB recognizes DLA Aviation employee at Training Conference and Expo

The National Industries for the Blind held their 2018 Training Conference and Exposition in Arlington, Virginia, Nov. 13 - 16 and recognized Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Michelle Turner-Walden.

Feb. 4, 2019

‘The American dream is real’: Once a desperate refugee, now a US Army general

Stars and Stripes reporter features Brig. Gen. Lapthe Flora inspirational journey from refugee to US Army General.